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CFP: British Border Crossing (3/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Cynthia M. VanSickle

Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA): English Literature 1800-1900
November 9-12, 2006
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois
British Border Crossing: Romantic and Victorian (Inter)Textuality and the Destabilization of Boundaries
We invite paper and panel proposals that examine the destabilization of boundaries and borders arising within the intertextual space of British Literature between 1800 and 1900. Proposals may address any type of boundary or border destabilized within the literary texts of this period, including, among others, the various genres, disciplines, genders, races, geographies, cultures, religions, laws, sciences, and governments.

CFP: Wild Irish Girls (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Sandy White

Call for Papers


'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of =
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's =


Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire =
Connolly (Cardiff University)


CFP: Victorian Cultures in Conflict (UK) (4/14/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm
Dinah Birch

The BAVS Seventh Annual conference, 2006: Victorian Cultures in Conflict
The University of Liverpool, 7-9 September 2006

Plenary Speakers:
Caroline Arscott
John Belchem
Helen Small

Call for Papers

Victorian cultures of every kind were shaped by a range of conflicts ?
intellectual, political, ideological, and spiritual. This conference will
investigate the origins, nature and influence of these disputes. The list
of themes outlined below suggests some of the areas which papers might
address, but proposals considering other relevant issues will be very

Proposals for papers (300 words) should reach Professor Dinah Birch,, by Friday 14th April 2006

UPDATE: Henry James and Jane Austen (11/20/05; ACCUTE, 5/27/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Sarah Emsley

New deadline:

"The Unconscious Master: Henry James and Jane Austen=94

(27 May - 4 June 2006 at 75th Congress of Humanities and Social=20
Sciences; the ACCUTE conference will take place over 3-4 days within=20
that timeframe)

Henry James, himself known as the Master, praised Jane Austen for her=20
master-strokes of imagination," suggesting that the reason for her high=20=

CFP: Writing Death in Nineteenth-Century Literature (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Tara MacDonald

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
McGill University, Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood, the
McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take place
March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Writing Death in Nineteenth-Century Literature

CFP: The Verbal and the Visual in 19th-C. Culture (UK) (3/1/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Sally Ledger


*/The Verbal and the Visual/*


*/Nineteenth-Century Culture/*

Two-Day Conference, 23-24 June 2006

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London


CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the

CFP: The Edwardians (UK) (3/30/06; 7/24/06-7/26/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Andrew Maunder

CFP: The Edwardians (conference) University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield,
UK. This three-day conference to be held at the University of
Hertfordshire, Hatfield offers a forum to scholars and students from a
variety of disciplines whose research is concerned with The "Edwardian"
period in its broadest sense. The aim of the event is threefold: to review
this often overlooked decade, to bring together a variety of approaches to
important texts, personalities, themes and events and to include
discussion of key issues including definition of the term "Edwardian." The
scope of the conference encompasses literature, journalism, drama, the
visual arts, historical studies and other allied disciplines.

CFP: Trollope and Gender (UK) (2/1/06; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm

Trollope and Gender

July 17 – 19 2006

Exeter University, U.K.

Keynote Speakers:

Robert Polhemus, Stanford University

Deborah Denenholz Morse, The College of William and Mary

Mark Turner, King's College, London

Plenary Chair: Regenia Gagnier, Exeter University

Speakers include: Mary Jean Corbett (Miami at Ohio) on Trollope, Gender, and
Ireland; Lauren Goodlad (Illinois, Urbana Champaign) on Trollope, Gender and
Foreign Policy; Margaret Markwick (Exeter) on Trollope's New Men; Kathy
Psomaides (Duke) on Trollope and the Feminist Critique of Liberalism.